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Mon, May 16


Asbury UM Church - Hagar Hall

Dr. James Naismith

Bill Nicks of Lenexa portrays famous Kansan James Naismith.

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Dr. James Naismith
Dr. James Naismith

Time & Location

May 16, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:10 AM

Asbury UM Church - Hagar Hall, 5400 W 75th St, Prairie Village, KS 66208, USA

About the Event

Join us  for your opportunity to hear Bill Nicks, a local  first-person historical reenactor, entertain and inform our group about the life  and legacy of Dr. James Naismith. The recent NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship of the Kansas Jayhawks makes this program especially timely! 

Bill lives in Lenexa and serves on the Lenexa City  Council. He is currently the Grinter Place site administrator for the  Kansas State Historical Society. He held the position of Lenexa’s  first Parks & Recreation Director for 29 years. Bill enjoys making  history come alive with his presentations and historically-themed  bus tours. He has created a company called 

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